Definition of nestler in US English:

nestler

noun

  • Originally: †a nesting bird, a nestling (obsolete). Now only in extended use (rare): a little child.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From nestle + -er.

Pronunciation

nestler

/ˈnɛslə/